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Cowboys Blank Sul Ross State, Fall To UTPB
ABILENE, Texas -- Hardin-Simmons' men's tennis team swept Sul Ross State 9-0 on Saturday morning in Alpine and then lost to Texas-Permian Basin, 7-2, Saturday evening in Odessa.
The Cowboys swept through the three doubles matches losing only two games. In singles play the Cowboys won in straight sets in all six matches. Michael McCullough, Nathan Chavez, Jesse Rawlings, Jordan Wilson, Dylan Price and Justin Fry all picked up wins.
McCullough won at No. 1 singles and he teamed with Nathan Chavez for a win at No. 2 doubles against UTPB.
HSU is now 3-12 on the year and 2-1 in ASC action. Sul Ross State fell to 0-10 and 0-4 in league play. UTPB fell improved to 12-9.
The Cowboys will close the regular season with matches at Howard Payne, Texas-Dallas and Mary Hardin-Baylor next weekend.
Hardin-Simmons 9, Sul Ross State 0
1. Michael McCullough (HSU) def. Chris Villafranco, 6-0, 6-1
2. Nathan Chavez (HSU) def. Ronnie Martinez, 6-1, 6-0
3. Jesse Rawlings (HSU) def. Dominic Lonowski, 6-3, 6-0
4. Jordan Wilson (HSU) def. Esquivel Legarreta, 6-0, 6-2
5. Dylan Price (HSU) def. Nate Silva, 6-2, 6-0
6. Justin Fry (HSU) def. Ryan Jacoby, 6-0, 6-1
1. McCullough/Chavez (HSU) def. Villafranco/Martinez, 8-0
2. Wilson/Frankie Sanchez (HSU) def. Lonowski/Legarreta, 8-0
3. Price/ Fry (HSU) def. Jacoby/ Silva, 8-2
UT-Permian Basin 7, Hardin-Simmons 2
1. Michael McCullough (HSU) def. Jonathan Rutledge, 6-4, 6-2
2. Alvaro Sifurentes (UTPB) def. Nathan Chavez, 7-6, 7-5
3. Meliton Morales (UTPB) def. Steven Stanley, 6-3, 6-2
4. Adam Cheney (UTPB) def. Jesse Rawlings, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4
5. Justin Delgado (UTPB) def. Jordan Wilson, 6-0, 6-1
6. Jaxon Immler (UTPB) def. Dylan Price, 6-2, 6-0
1. McCullough/ Chavez (HSU) def. Sifurentes/Immler, 8-6
2. Rutledge/ Cheney (UTPB) def. Stanley/Wilson, 8-5
3. Delgado/Morales (UTPB) def. Rawlings/Sanchez, 8-6